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're greatest sports her jobs ted williams? >> absolutely. >> not a close second? >> bobby orr. ted williams, an amazingly rich complex figure both in life and on the athletic field. and literally, steve, you were saying larger-than-life figure, no doubt about it larger-than-life. the thing that interests me most about the book is the character portrait of his life. i mean the fact that, you know, you literally could think he was two different people, you know. spitting at the fans in 1957, his feuds with what he called the knights of the keyboard. if you got to know him or if you didn't know him, the big loud booming voice, get in here, what's up, what are you doing, talk about the complexity of his character. >> he was an angry guy. but that was also -- >> what was he angry about? >> i think he was angry at the circumstance of his childhood which was really rough. his father was never around. the mother just this religious zealot who tried to get ted to martin salvation army band and beat the bass drum. you can imagine how that went over. and so he had a lot of resentment and he was able t
swaps one of my snacks for a yoplait. i don't mind, i mean it's orange crème. and when mom said bobby was too edgy... 'sup girl. i just swapped him out for tyler. 'sup girl. mom never questioned bobby again. two can play at this game. [ female announcer ] swap one snack a week for a yoplait. and everybody wins. yoplait. it is so good. ♪ >> let me just show you something here, this is something that's been greeting you wherever you go. that's a television microphone. what did you think when you first saw it? >> well i was telling somebody in cape town and i saw it, i thought it was a weapon and i was very careful to see it move toward me i moved a little bit back to remain at a safe distance. i was seeing it for the first time. >> from prisoner to president, this morning the world is remembering nelson mandela who sacrificed 27 years of his life in prison so that south africa might be free from the bonds of apartheid. the civil rights icon is dead at the age of 95. >> and heroic sacrifices have made it possible for me to be here today. i, therefore, have placed the remaining years of
bobby was an enlisted man teenager. he had that credibility to make that charge. we're going to where kennedy gave his great american university speech. i'll allude to that. kennedy gave this great speech there the peace speech. but he said something i remembered ever since i read it. problems of man are manmade. they can be solved by man. in the past man has solved the seemingly unsolvable. he can do it again. that sense of national confidence that we can solve our problems especially the ones we create can we bring it back. i think that's what the country want back. they want trust. there's a lot of trust problems out there because promises were made for health care. that's a trust problem he has to deal with. i think he's also a very difficult opposition out there of people on the other side not boehner but people behind him that boehner has to deal with who from the very beginning wanted to destroy this presidency. some is just good old ideology. the way they treated this guy is unusual in our history. that ought to be pointed out. maybe tonight is not the night to do it. >> i wou
a national set of strategic goals, this one. >> bobby jindal asked me to go out to the republican governor's association. went out. talked to a couple of panels. had dinner there. i was stunned. i was stunned that these republican governors were all talking solutions. i'm sure democratic governors are doing the same thing. haley said we can't afford to shut down the government. i was blown away by how positive and forward thinking they were. how they worked with democrats because they had to work with democrats. man, talk about being a governor and then being a senator and is it getting any better? >> well, it's hard to compare any job to governor. that's one of the better jobs in the country. jon and i became very close friends working through the national governor's association. it wasn't a republican or democrat problem. we found somebody that had a fix whether it's education, highways, helping the elderly or veterans. we would call each other and said how did do you that. he would say try this. we're missing that. it's difficult. it's so highly charged from the standpoint of, there's s
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